Dick Clark Productions Inc. on Monday asked a California federal judge to delay the Golden Globes producer’s broadcast rights trial against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, saying a January trial would distract from the awards ceremony itself, set to air that month.
BBC Worldwide Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corp., on Thursday named Martyn Freeman, head of the company's legal and business affairs group, as its first general counsel.
Tendler Cellular of Texas LLC on Tuesday launched a second lawsuit against MetroPCS Communications Inc., Ford Motor Co. and Mercedes-Benz USA LLC over their alleged infringement of the company's patent for wireless location identification.
New York's highest court on Tuesday upheld an arbitration victory for Sirius XM Radio Inc., the latest ruling to favor the satellite radio company in its five-year contract dispute with U.S. Electronics Inc. over the development and sale of satellite radio receivers.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday tentatively settled with China Voice Holding Corp.'s former chief financial officer and several other players over an alleged $8.6 million Ponzi scheme run by the telecom provider.
A New York federal judge on Wednesday axed defamation claims from a suit accusing MSNBC Cable LLC and two of its top players of improperly firing a former entertainment reporter, but left breach of contract allegations intact.
Cardiology imaging company Digirad Imaging Solutions Inc. sued MSNBC Cable LLC and others Wednesday in California, seeking to collect on a $147,000 judgment against Dr. Conrad Murray over the proceeds of a documentary that features the cardiologist, who was convicted of manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death.
The Second Circuit on Wednesday brought Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. a step closer to carrying high-definition New York sports broadcasts that now exclusively run on Cablevision Systems Corp. channels, denying a Cablevision appeal.
A subcontractor working on a $2.5 billion Tennessee Valley Authority project admitted on Wednesday to lying about the inspection of cables that powered safety equipment at a nuclear power plant, about a week after a co-worker was sentenced to probation on similar charges.
A New York federal jury on Friday handed down a $10 million verdict against AOL Inc., finding the company’s online parental control features infringed a patent held by Bascom Global Internet Services Inc.
An Australian judge on Wednesday ordered Apple Inc. to turn over its iPhone contracts with mobile phone carriers in Australia, granting a request by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in the companies' global battle over touch screen patents.
Chinese officials have launched an antitrust probe into the broadband business of two state-controlled telecommunications giants, China Telecom Corp. and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd., state-run media said Wednesday, in an investigation sure to test China's relatively young anti-monopoly law.
Monster Cable Products Inc. on Tuesday sued Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corp., asking a California federal court to declare that Monster’s new headphone trademark does not infringe a similar mark belonging to Dolby.
Documents that a former Motorola Inc. employee attempted to bring on a one-way flight to China did contain generally nonpublic information about the company's proprietary cellular technology, a current Motorola engineer testified Tuesday at the ex-worker's trade secrets bench trial in Illinois.
Apple Inc. urged a Florida federal court on Monday to reject Motorola Mobility Inc.'s bid to bring three more Apple products — iTunes, the iPhone 4S and the iCloud — into a heated patent war between the tech giants over wireless and smartphone innovations.
A Virginia federal judge on Monday refused to reconsider the validity of a Verizon Communications Inc. on-demand video patent the cable company accused ActiveVideo Networks Inc. of infringing in a dispute that ultimately netted ActiveVideo $140 million in damages.
Verizon Communications Inc. on Friday asked a Florida federal court to toss bankrupt telephone service provider Astro Tel Inc.'s lawsuit accusing the company of abusing its control of telecommunications infrastructure to obstruct AstroTel’s ability to serve its subscribers.
An ex-Motorola Inc. software engineer charged with trade secrets theft and economic espionage led a "double life" while she plotted to steal the company's cellular technology for a Chinese competitor looking to work with that nation's military, a prosecutor told an Illinois federal judge Monday.
An electronic payments processor on Friday launched a patent infringement suit against AT&T Corp. in Illinois, accusing the telecom giant and its affiliates of unlawfully leeching off a patented payment collection system through its Express Pay payment service.
Two U.S. congressmen said Friday they were concerned that Verizon Communications Inc. and Verizon Wireless were requiring customers to opt out of rather than affirmatively opt in to programs that share information about them to aid advertising efforts.